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Deer: Sacred and Profane

  • William Breen Murray
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Part of the One World Archaeology book series (WORLDARCH, volume 8)

Abstract

Deer ritualism is part of various religious practices among North Mexican indigenous groups. The antiquity of these practices is confirmed by archaeological finds, including deer representations in rock art from northeast Mexico.

Keywords

Lunar Eclipse Sacred Place Antler Growth Deer Antler Native American Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesUniversity of MonterreyGarza GarcíaMexico

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